The film stars Kaluuya, Williams, Howery, Whitford, Landry Jones, Root and Keener. The cast gave terrific performances. The cast have absorbed enough TV, or have such an instinctive feeling for those racially profiled victims and the West Wing liberals, that they manage all by themselves to bring a certain ambivalent, helpless and comically twisted edge to the film's message about African-American people in a White dominated America.
Get Out is one of the most disturbing movies ever made – and when you leave the theatre you may wish you could forget the whole experience. The film is both terrifying and smart, featuring a highly original script. The film’s basic premise is terrifying, but it is the film’s execution that makes it all the more horrifying. Jordan Peele’s remarkable debut, made on a surprisingly low budget, about an African American man visiting his Caucassion girlfriend’s family in the outskirts, deflates all genre clichés. Rare is the movie where the last half hour surprises you just as much as the first, and in ways you were not expecting. The movie has ideas enough for a half a dozen films, but Peele and his cast handle them so surely that we’ve never felt hard-pressed; we’re entrhralled by one development after the next. The film maintains a satisfying level of suspense, and if nothing else beats the stuffing out of the lame horror films in theatres this year so far. It is a reflection on a society that may be liberal, but it is doing more harm than good just like their conservative counterparts. It is critical of the liberal racism as a petri dish where conservative racism are cultivated and preserved. Kaluuya's increasingly frantic but reliably strong-willed performance makes him an ideal subject as an everyday African-American in a White dominated microcosm of America. It is realistic horror at its best - truly creepy. Absolutely one of the most excitingly films of the year, and of the decade.